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Carbondale Rotary awards 2013 student scholarships

CARBONDALE — The Rotary Club of Carbondale recently awarded $10,500 worth of student scholarships to graduating seniors from high schools in Carbondale and Basalt.

This year’s scholarship recipients are, from Roaring Fork High School: Georgia Ackerman, Michael Wampler, Emily Eason, Hailey Thompson, Madison Handy, Kayla Henley and Taylor Adams.

From Basalt High School: Shelley Briscoe, David Salguero, Josiah Maner and Emily Thomas.

And from Colorado Rocky Mountain School, Lea Linse.

Funding for Carbondale Rotary Student Scholarship Program comes from the club’s annual Happening event, which took place Saturday, June 8.

The Buddy Program Awards Scholarships

The Buddy Program Scholarship Committee recently awarded $52,500 in scholarships to area high school seniors. There were 17 recipients from Aspen, Basalt and Roaring Fork high schools with nine students being the first of their families to attend college.

“The Buddy Program is honored to help provide the opportunity for these students to continue their education,” said Lindsay Lofaro, program director for the Buddy Program.

The Scholarship Committee comprised Chris Bryan, Alex Kendrick and Richard Jelinek.

For more information, please contact Lofaro at 970-927-1001.

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